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What is an ‘Elite Provider’ of Invisalign?

May 08, 2017
What is an ‘Elite Provider’ of Invisalign?

Dreaming of straighter teeth and a perfect smile? If you’re considering Invisalign, it’s natural to have questions about this process and what to expect. One of the most common questions prospective patients ask is, “How do I select the right Invisalign provider?” While many different factors may play a role in your final selection, the […]

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Is there an age limit to Invisalign treatment?

April 26, 2017
Is there an age limit to Invisalign treatment?

“Am I Too Old for Invisalign?” This is a common question our orthodontists get asked all the time at Docbraces. If you’ve always dreamed of a straighter smile but never had braces as a teenager, you may be wondering whether it’s “too late” to straighten your teeth. Here’s the good news: as long as your […]

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4 Common Mistakes Parents Make When Choosing a Dartmouth Orthodontist

April 13, 2017
4 Common Mistakes Parents Make When Choosing a Dartmouth Orthodontist

Braces are an important investment in your child’s future. Not only can straighter teeth give your child a huge confidence and self-esteem boost, but straighter teeth are also healthier. Your child is less likely to suffer from oral health problems since its easier to brush and clean straight teeth. Of course, deciding to get your […]

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Why Early Orthodontic Treatment Matters

April 06, 2017
Why Early Orthodontic Treatment Matters

When most parents think about taking their children to the orthodontist, they probably imagine doing so when their children are pre-teens getting braces. But did you know that children as young as seven years old can benefit from an orthodontic check-up? As a parent, you may already be taking important steps to protect your child’s […]

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Discreet Solutions for Crooked Teeth

April 03, 2017
Discreet Solutions for Crooked Teeth

Admit it: you’re embarrassed about your crooked teeth, but you’re even more embarrassed at the thought of wearing metal braces! Traditional orthodontic treatment for crooked teeth has long been associated with images of awkward, self-conscious teens sporting a mouthful of metal brackets and wires. There’s hardly anything discreet about that image! Invisalign is the exact […]

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Orthodontic Emergency Care for Braces

March 24, 2017
Orthodontic Emergency Care for Braces

Missing bands, loose brackets, protruding wires, gum irritation… while you won’t need to be rushed to the hospital in an ambulance for these emergencies, they can still be incredibly painful and require immediate, prompt care. If a bracket pops off in the middle of a Tuesday afternoon, it’s easy to head straight to your orthodontist […]

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Is Invisalign Worth the Cost?

March 17, 2017
Is Invisalign Worth the Cost?

Can you put a price tag on the perfect smile? The shape, colour, and alignment of your teeth can have a big impact on your confidence. Just as a perfect smile can be a huge boost to your self-esteem, crooked or discoloured teeth can hurt your confidence. Crooked teeth are not just visually unattractive, but […]

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Will Insurance Pay for Invisalign?

March 10, 2017
Will Insurance Pay for Invisalign?

If you are considering Invisalign to straighten your teeth, the cost of treatment may be a major concern. Invisalign, like braces, represents a significant financial investment. It’s natural to assume that Invisalign will be too expensive and that your dream smile is simply out of reach. That doesn’t have to be the case! Depending on […]

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What REALLY Matters When Selecting an Invisalign Provider

February 28, 2017
What REALLY Matters When Selecting an Invisalign Provider

Congratulations! You’re ready to take a big step and make your dream smile a reality by getting Invisalign. There’s just one small problem– you need to select a provider. Maybe your current dentist offers Invisalign as a treatment, but you aren’t sure if you should see an orthodontist instead. Maybe you’ve been flooded with recommendations […]

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3 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Orthodontist

February 23, 2017
3 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Orthodontist

Did you know children as young as seven years can benefit from orthodontic care? The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children receive a check-up by age seven that evaluates orthodontic health and identifies opportunities for early intervention. Choosing the right orthodontist to perform this checkup – and later provide your child with braces – […]

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